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Monique Gilliam Avery
In Loving Memory
It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Colors of Promise co-founder, Vivian Lasley-Bibbs. Vivian was a visionary leader and a driving force behind our organization, dedicated to creating positive change in the lives of those we serve. Her passion for our mission and unwavering commitment inspired everyone around her. In honor of Vivian’s legacy, we invite you to contribute to our cause by making a donation on our donations page. Your support will help us continue the important work she started, ensuring that Colors of Promise remains a beacon of hope and empowerment for all. We are grateful for the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time, and we will carry Vivian’s spirit with us as we forge ahead, striving to fulfill the promise of a brighter future for the communities we serve.
Based in Lexington, Kentucky, Colors of Promise (CoP) is a community-driven outreach organization that spreads the message of breast cancer awareness and risk reduction, specifically to women of color. Our focus is a movement designed to promote breast cancer awareness and education among socially disadvantaged and low-income residents living and/or working in communities in the Bluegrass area, reaching nine counties. Colors of Promise wants to educate and empower women of color to take ownership of their own health while providing support if a cancer diagnosis is determined. This entails encouraging mammography screening and providing referrals for medicine, transportation to treatment, wigs, bras, and prosthesis.
Our vision is to reach more women of color by providing life saving information, building new relationships in communities, and improving overall health and wellness.